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{{Kansas-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Kansas|Kansas]] > Miami County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Miami County''' <br>
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'''Miami County''', Kansas genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Miami County
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| county_map = 200px-Map of Kansas highlighting Miami County svg.bmp
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| state = Kansas
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| state_map = KS-map.png
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| latd = 39.99
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| longd = 91.19
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| founded title = [[Kansas County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Founded]]
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| founded year = 1855
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| founded date = August 30
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| seat wl = Paola
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| building image = Miami county courthouse.gif
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| building image size = 100px
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| building image cap = Photo courtesy [[]]
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| building address = '''[[Miami County, Kansas Courthouse|Miami County Courthouse]]'''<br>201 S. Pearl Street, Suite 102<br>Meade, Kansas 66701<br>Phone: 913.294.3976
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.miamicountyks.org/ Miami County<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1341345399591_384" /> Courthouse]<br>201 S Pearl St Ste 102; <br>Paola, KS 66071<br>Phone: 913.294.3976 <br>
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Formerly Lykins County. Name changed to Miami 3 June 1861<br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1857.<br>Circuit Court has probat and marriage records from 1857,<br>birth and death records.<br>Clerk DistrictCourt has court and naturalization records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Miami County, Kansas page 253, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1855--'''Miami County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. '''County seat:''' Paola <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1855--'''Lykins County was created 30 August 1855.&nbsp; Name changed&nbsp;in 1861 to Miami County. &nbsp;'''County seat:''' Paola <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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During the Civil War men from this county enlisted in the [[15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry|15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry]], Company C.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=203978&subject_disp=Kansas%2C+Miami&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Kansas%2C+Miami|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KS/Miami/ Miami County, Kansas Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Revision as of 17:56, 1 February 2013

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Miami County, Kansas genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.

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Miami County, Kansas
Map
Map of Kansas highlighting Miami County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kansas
Location of Kansas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded August 30, 1855
County Seat Paola
Courthouse
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Miami County Courthouse
201 S. Pearl Street, Suite 102
Meade, Kansas 66701
Phone: 913.294.3976



County Courthouse

Miami County Courthouse
201 S Pearl St Ste 102;
Paola, KS 66071
Phone: 913.294.3976

Formerly Lykins County. Name changed to Miami 3 June 1861
Register of Deeds has land records from 1857.
Circuit Court has probat and marriage records from 1857,
birth and death records.
Clerk DistrictCourt has court and naturalization records. [1]

History

Parent County

1855--Lykins County was created 30 August 1855.  Name changed in 1861 to Miami County.  County seat: Paola [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

During the Civil War men from this county enlisted in the 15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry, Company C.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Miami County, Kansas page 253, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).